Memphis, Tennessee: Elvis's Dojo and Death Ambulance

At the dojo where Elvis studied karate in the 1970s, see Elvis family gifts on display, as well as the ambulance that hauled his body out of Graceland. Tours hosted by Elvis cousins.

TigerMan Karate Dojo and Museum

Address:
3217 Lucibill Rd, Memphis, TN
Directions:
TigerMan Karate Dojo and Museum. From Graceland drive north on Elvis Presley Blvd for a half-mile. Turn left at the stoplight onto Winchester Rd, then make the first right onto Lucibill Rd. Drive a half-mile. The Museum, a square brick building, is on the left.
Hours:
W-Sa 10-6, Su 12-6 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
615-925-1157
Admission:
Adults $15.
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TigerMan Karate Dojo and Museum

Elvis cousins that lived at Graceland actually tour you around the karate dojo where Elvis studied under Master Kang Rhee and learned Karate in the 1970s. You will see gifts that Elvis gave to his family on display. They have the actual ambulance from August 16th, 1977! This place is a must-see if you love Elvis and karate. It's fan-friendly and personal. I'll be back!

[Tom, 07/29/2021]

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